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Digital Painting Tutorials

Digital Painting Tutorials
You must consider many things while painting: Layers, Exposure/Lighting, Shadows, Highlights, Surfaces, Materials, Textures, Translucency, Reflections, Composition, and Color Temperatures Article by Arne Niklas Jansson The onion (Thinking in layers) Before laying down a stroke, there's a number of things you need to think about. Feel volume and angle of the form. Note that this mainly goes for realistic styles. Light stuff There's really just one kind of light. Note that all surfaces have speculars, because speculars is just reflected light. Depending on where the eye/beholder is, it'll see different light and different specular spots on a curved surface such as this. Photo - Speculars do exist on cloth, diluted and subtle. Here on earth we have lots of stuff around us that the light can bounce off, so things here are more or less lit from all angles. When light hits a surface and bounces, it also change color. (Too orange to be some sort of skintone anyways.) Exposure Materials Shadows Hues Related:  chrisrichardson7

Daarken Video Tutorials Digital Painting In Photoshop: The Magic Box Learn HUNDREDS Of Digital Painting Pro Workflows, Techniques & Time-Savers Step-By-Step! Detail image from my ‘Animal Farm’digital painting for ImagineFX Magazine.[ click to enlarge ] Digital painting is powerful. The various effects and moods you can achieve with Photoshop and a digital tablet now seem infinite. The speed at which you can craft a beautiful image of an imagined world is mind-blowing. Digital painting is unlike any artistic medium in the history of visual storytelling. It can make you feel like a magician. Unfortunately, most digital painters feel more like Ron Weasley than Harry Potter. Ron Weasley Broke His Wand: Remember when Ron broke his wand? I think it was in the second Harry Potter book/ movie. He could still cast spells but much to Ron’s dismay, the spells didn’t have the intended effect. Lots of stuff went wrong but the most memorable consequence was when Ron spent an entire day barfing slugs. Gross. …but the spells go wrong all the time and you end up barfing slugs.

5 Fundamental Skills Every Artist Should Master As an artist, your job is to immerse your viewers into a world that you have built and guide them safely through it. Artists have much in common with storytellers. Storytellers have several tricks that they use to keep their readers coming back for more. Like storytellers, artists can use similar tricks to help them produce more compelling artwork. The most important aspect of art to me personally is the composition. This is the simplest and most used composition technique, one that I use a lot myself. The main idea behind this is to place your most important element/object on one of the intersections where the lines converge (the +'s), as well as along or near the vertical line of wherever your focal may lie. It is believed that when this is used and your subject/focal sits on one of these spots, it creates more interest in your picture rather than having it centered. You can use these basic guides either as a starting point for more complex compositions or to create an entire piece.

Aretha Franklin' by Jason Seiler Step 6 I removed the palette at this stage because I had enough colours in my painting to work with. If I needed to change the value or saturation of a colour that I already had, I simply clicked on the colour picker and mixed or adjusted my colour there. Not much here has changed since Step 5 (Fig.06). I began to use my favourite Photoshop brush, #24 (follow the brush settings mentioned in Step 1). Fig. 06 Step 7 I began to focus my attention on Aretha's face (Fig.07). Fig. 07 Step 8 At this stage I freely zoomed in and out - zooming in for details, zooming out to have a look from a distance. I basically finished the face at this stage, and started to detail her chest and clothing (Fig.08). Fig .08 Step 9 The painting was all but finished in this final step, with the exception of the hair and minor details of clothing and composition. My goal with this painting was that it would feel more like a traditionally painted piece, rather than a digitally painted image. Fig. 09 Final Thoughts

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Concept Art Theory – Understanding Composition | Leanne Reed In order to create the best composition of a piece, several several rules should be adhered to. Many professionals work by a series of tried and tested rules that work for the best aesthetics and outcome for a piece of concept art. Without a good understanding of composition any piece created, no matter how great the skill involved, will always be lacking a certain something. One of the oldest rules is the Golden Ratio - a 1:1.618 rectangle which is then divided into squares, by doing this it reveals the location of the strongest focal point. Further from the golden ration is the rule of thirds, this is achieved by dividing a frame by three on each side to create a grid. The diagonal and S-line rule are great for adding movement and speed to a piece. Another powerful rule is the use of framing. Things to Avoid Clutter - clutter can be distracting in a composition, it draws the eye away from focal points.

Pseudo HDR - Photoshop Tutorial In this tutorial I will show to how to transform any JPG photo in a HDR type of photo. End result: Author: Views: 51319 Score: 7.4 / 10 Author earned: $10 Step 1 Let's start! Step 2 Duplicate your original layer and convert it to "Smart object" by clicking right button of your mouse and choose "convert to Smart object" like in below picture Step 3 On your duplicate layer converted go to Image->Adjustments ->Shadow/Highlights and set Shadow between 15-25 and Highlights 50-60. Step 4 On this pop-up menu mark "show more option".Now it's up to you to find a good contras by playing with "Tonal Width" and "Radius" (green mark) or "Color correction" (blue mark).Don't forget each picture is different and you will not have same settings twice.Now you can hit OK :) Step 5 Above your second layer create a Curve Adjustment layer by going to half black half white circle hold down Alt key and choose Curve Step 6 Now drag black and white slice like in my pic or set "output" to 255 and "input" around 200 Step 7 Step 8

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Photoshop Fake Pencil Painting Tutorial Details Skill Level:AdvancedTechniques:digital paintingUsed Software:PhotoshopCompletion Time:32.00 minAds: Digital painting tutorial with a bit of photo manipulation I will show the imitation of a pencil drawing on paper, with tips making it look real. The brushes I used to do this painting are available on Lapis-Pencil Brushes by TeoClyts Besides, here is a Template-caderno Video Tutorial Seth Godin's Freelancer Course Contents and Overview This course begins with an introduction into what it means to be a freelancer, regardless of what industry you work in. You'll realize that you have the opportunity to take control of your career, regardless of your previous experience, by seeing the world the way your clients do. Seth walks you through choosing your clients and how to be at the right place at the right time to find them. Each short, intense (and sometimes funny) lecture helps you identify ways to build your reputation and promote your business so you can step out of invisibility. You have the opportunity to become a well-known specialist in your field. Also included: In-depth answers to FAQs that Seth has collected from his audience in preparation for this course. Throughout the course, you'll have the opportunity to complete exercises that will help you forge a path you can easily follow.

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